Holy Island and Northumbrian Coast

Holy Island and Northumbrian Coast

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Holy Island and Northumbrian Coast

5 Days Starting in Newcastle and ending in Newcastle,

Visiting: Newcastle upon Tyne, Holy Island, Seahouses, Durham, Alnwick

Tour operator:

Shearings

Tour code:

hinc

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

6-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
Trip Styles:

UK tours by Coach

Activities:

Sightseeing, Walking

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Tour Overview

Uncover the rugged beauty of the Northumbrian Coast, famed for its golden sands, history and mystery. Venture out to the remote island of Lindisfarne, also known as Holy Island due to its ancient religious heritage.

Highlights

  • Uncover the rugged beauty of the Northumbrian Coast, famed for its golden sands, history and mystery.

  • Venture out to the remote island of Lindisfarne, also known as Holy Island due to its ancient religious heritage

  • Explore Durham, in the ‘Land of the Prince Bishops’, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The grand Norman-era Cathedral dominates the landscape and there is a plethora of delightful shops and cafes to enjoy in the cobbled streets.

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Arrive Newcastle
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: Novotel Newcastle Airport Hotel or Jurys Inn Newcastle Hotel or Jurys Inn Newcastle-Gateshead
Meals Included: Dinner

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to the North East to the Jurys Inn Newcastle for 4 nights.

Day 2 : Holy Island And Seahouses
Location: Holy Island, Seahouses, Newcastle upon Tyne
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: Novotel Newcastle Airport Hotel or Jurys Inn Newcastle Hotel or Jurys Inn Newcastle-Gateshead
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

This tiny, 2-sq mile island packs a lot in with religious significance dating back centuries.

Connected to the mainland by a causeway that is only accessible at low tide, Lindisfarne is much the same as when St. Aidan founded a monastery here in 635 AD.

We then return via Seahouses, a delightful Northumberland Coast village.

Day 3 : Durham And Newcastle
Location: Durham, Newcastle upon Tyne
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: Novotel Newcastle Airport Hotel or Jurys Inn Newcastle Hotel or Jurys Inn Newcastle-Gateshead
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Explore Durham, in the ‘Land of the Prince Bishops’, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The grand Norman-era Cathedral dominates the landscape and there is a plethora of delightful shops and cafes to enjoy in the cobbled streets.

We then return to Newcastle for an afternoon at leisure.

Day 4 : Alnwick & Northumbrian Coast
Location: Alnwick
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: Novotel Newcastle Airport Hotel or Jurys Inn Newcastle Hotel or Jurys Inn Newcastle-Gateshead
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Today we visit Alnwick, home to an impressive castle and gardens and is bursting with pretty streets and interesting shops, such as Barter Books, one of the largest second-hand bookshops in Europe.

We then take a scenic drive along the beautiful Northumbrian Coast.With wide, sandy beaches, quaint villages, and impressive castles, this stretch of coastline is some of the most beautiful in the country.

Day 5 : Return Home
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Meals Included: Breakfast

Return home.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Additional Services

    Travel from a wide range of joining points across the UK is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement. Please contact us for our full list of joining points.

  • Meals

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Transport

    Comfortable, air-conditioned motorcoach

  • Porterage at Hotels

What's Not Included

  • Airport Transfers at Destination

  • Insurance

  • International Travel

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the Novotel Newcastle Airport Hotel, Jurys Inn Newcastle Hotel or Jurys Inn Newcastle-Gateshead. 

Check out our Q&As

  • Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

  • Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    You can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Low

  • Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, 6 years or above

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

  • Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No

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    Shearings requires a minimum deposit of 75 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 56 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of shearings charges.

    Up to 56 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 55 days before tour starts: Forfeit 50% of booking price.

    At 42 days before tour starts: Forfeit 75% of booking price.

    At 21 days before tour starts: Forfeit 90% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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